LifeStyle: Health & Fitness

Asda to sell plant that Nasa believes could stop snoring

Wednesday  12:35,   22 november 2017
The Week

Scientists say the pineapple plant improves air quality throughout the night and therefore aid better sleep.Grown in Holland the plants take between 21 and 24 months to grow and develop the miniature pineapple that sits on top.And through the[...]

How The World Forgot To Sleep

Wednesday  10:07,   22 november 2017
Esquire (UK)

And why it's destroying our health, happiness and prosperityAccording to the World Health Organisation you are likely part of the 'sleep loss epidemic', with two thirds of adults in developed nations not getting the recommended 8 hours of sleep[...]

How to make your muscles hurt less after a workout

Wednesday  09:36,   22 november 2017
Cosmopolitan (UK)

It's not to do with warming up or cooling down (though that helps too, obvs)Even the best warm ups and cool downs sometimes can't prevent DOMS (delayed onset muscle soreness) from attacking, and you find yourself walking sideways down stairs[...]

Selena Gomez Opens Up About Shocking 'Life-Or-Death' Lupus Diagnosis

Tuesday  20:20,   21 november 2017

She admits she didn't really understand the impact her condition would have on her life.Last night, the 25-year-old singer delivered a heartfelt speech at the Lupus Research Alliance's Breaking Through Gala in New York City wearing a dramatic[...]

'Life-Saving' Cancer Scanners Could Be Coming To A Supermarket Car Park Near You

Tuesday  15:40,   21 november 2017
Huffington Post UK

Cancerhealth scanners are set to appear in supermarket car parks across the UK, in a bid to boost diagnosis rates and save lives.NHS England chief executive Simon Stevens will today announce the scaling up of an innovative scheme that catches lung[...]

7 Health Benefits of Matcha You Should Know About Before Brewing a Cup

Tuesday  14:07,   21 november 2017

It's like green tea's cooler, more sophisticated cousin.While plain matcha provides plenty of health benefits, steer clear of dietary supplements that claim to contain matcha or "green tea extract." Since the FDA doesn't evaluate these[...]

The one thing you should eat if you are overweight

Tuesday  14:06,   21 november 2017

A new study conducted by the American Heart Association has discovered that eating chocolate at least five times a week will reduce the risk of heart disease. A new study conducted by the American Heart Association has discovered that[...]

I Gained Weight When I Went Vegan - Here's the 1 Thing I Wish I Knew Before

Tuesday  14:06,   21 november 2017

There's never a day where I regret adopting a vegan diet. However, making the transition to veganism was far from easy, and I wish I knew at the start that, if you're not careful, it can quickly become a high-carb diet that isn't[...]

This is what excessive drinking could do to your looks, says new research

Tuesday  09:20,   21 november 2017
Netdoctor (UK)

Another reason to moderate your alcohol intakeThe researchers looked at signs of male pattern baldness, earlobe creases, arcus corneae/senilis (whereby a white/grey ring accumulates around the cornea) and xanthelasmata (yellow plaques that form[...]

Car park tests for cancer to boost early detection

Tuesday  07:50,   21 november 2017
Sky News

Potential cancer patients could be offered screening in shopping centre car parks after a pilot scheme successfully detected the disease in one in 33 people. The NHS will invite people susceptible to lung cancer across four areas of England to[...]

Nifty Tricks That'll Help You Avoid Accidentally Under-Eating

Monday  22:50,   20 november 2017

Whether you're eating clean to drop some body fat, or eating more to sustain heavy lifting or marathon training, not eating enough is one of the worst things you can do for your body. Log Your[...]

Your Parents’ Lifestyles Can Determine Your Health – Even As An Adult

Monday  17:37,   20 november 2017
Huffington Post UK

We don’t choose our parents, their jobs or their health. And we don’t have a say in whether or not they smoke, nor in what they ate when we were children. However, our recent study found that these things strongly determine our own lifestyles and[...]

This is why your breath smells so foul in the morning

Monday  17:36,   20 november 2017
Prima (UK)

You know it's[...]

Going on a ski holiday? Get slope ready with these at-home exercises

Monday  11:37,   20 november 2017
Netdoctor (UK)


After Feeling "Too Big" to Play With Her Daughter, Christine Lost 100 Pounds in 1 Year

Sunday  18:37,   19 november 2017

Christine Carlos was at the beach in June 2012 when a sad realization hit her: at 225 pounds, she was out of breath and struggling to keep up while playing with her young daughter in the sand. That fateful day motivated Christine to shed a[...]